can irritate eczema, very dry skin, and dandruff.
Twelve dogs of similar breeds and weights were dipped with a nonprescription commercial flea dip, according to the manufacturer's guidelines, for four consecutive treatments at three-week intervals, with no shampooing
Of 49 patients randomized to a 4-week regimen of shampooing
with either the ketoconazole plus zinc pyrithione shampoo or the ketoconazole shampoo, those using the combination shampoo, had a more rapid and substantial decrease in dandruff scores, said Dr.
But daily shampooing
can over-stimulate the oil glands, so avoid harsh products and choose a pH-balanced shampoo that won't send signals to the scalp to produce extra oil.
Anti-dandruff shampoos are big sellers, and frequent shampooing
with one of these (or even an ordinary shampoo) is generally effective at getting rid of dandruff.
TRESemme Fresh Start Dry Shampoo is characterized as the first-to-mass product that is ideal for normal to straight/oily hair, cleaning and removing the oil while avoiding the wet shampooing
To deep-condition, leave Nexxus Humectress Ultimate Moisturizing Conditioner ($8, nexxus.com) on for 30 minutes under a plastic cap before shampooing
Use the mildest shampoo you can find, like baby shampoo (it's cheap too) and only ever shampoo your hair once - shampoos are so efficient shampooing
twice is unnecessary.
Another factor in the brand's success was a series of television commercials that featured women who were positively ecstatic about shampooing
their hair, along with the tag line "a totally organic experience."